February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to learn some new heart healthy habits! Our food choices play a big role in our heart health…. both now and in the future. Knowing what the “healthy” choice is can be tricky. Here are some food substitutions that make your heart happy!
Do you love collard greens, turnips, kale, broccoli, or brussels sprouts? Bok choy, or pak choi, is a delicious leafy vegetable in the same family as all those delicious veggies! You can find bok choy growing in October through June in Georgia.
Lately, fermentation has become a buzz word in the world of food and nutrition. When you hear the term “fermented foods” you may think of sauerkraut, yogurt, kimchi, some pickles, or sourdough bread and kombucha. But what does “fermented” even mean when it comes to food?
Nothing says comfort and warmth like a steaming mug of a hot beverage when it’s cold outside. There are so many options to choose from to fill up your cup! However, many of them can be high in calories and added sugars. Tea is a wonderful option that avoids these pitfalls.